Israeli director Joseph Cedar (C) poses with Israeli actors Shlomo Bar Aba and Alma Zak during the photocall of 'Hearat Skhulayim' (Footnote) presented in competition at the 64th Cannes Film Festival on May 15, 2011 in Cannes.
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Director Michael R Roskam arrives at the 2012 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at Palm Springs Convention Center on January 7, 2012 in Palm Springs, California. The Belgian filmmaker's debut picture 'Bullhead' was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film by the Academy of Motion Pictures this morning.
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Winners for Best Foreign Language Film 'A Separation' ('Jodaeiye Nader az Simin', Iran) Director Asghar Farhadi and actor-screenwriter Peyman Moaadi (R) poses with the trophy at the 69th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, January 15, 2012. The film was nominated for an Oscar this morning.
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Writer/director Philippe Falardeau poses for a portrait during the 2012 Sundance Film Festival at the Getty Images Portrait Studio at T-Mobile Village at the Lift on January 21, 2012 in Park City, Utah. His movie, 'Monsieur Lazhar' was nominated for Best Foreign Film.
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Agnieszka Holland poses for a photo during a screening of 'In Darkness' at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum on January 18, 2012 in Washington, DC. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film this morning.
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